Burning Our Future

There’s cheap coal in them thar hills. Well out there somewhere. Probably imported. Apparently it’s undermining our pollution and climate change targets (what? They haven’t abolished them yet in the name of the great economic recovery?) as cheap coal means higher electricity generation profits or at least commercial viability in the short term. So Britain’s share of electricity generated by coal has risen to 40%.

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